The greatest gift is the
gift of the teachings
 
Jack Kornfield's Dharma Talks at Spirit Rock Meditation Center
Jack Kornfield
Over the years of teaching, I've found a growing need for profound lovingkindness and compassion--a transformation of the heart--to underlie the insights and understandings that come out of the practice. An opening of the mind needs to be supported by compassion from the heart if the practice is to be integrated, fulfilled, and lived in our lives.
1984-09-01 Practice In Daily Life: Right Effort 40:55
Right effort means directing the energy of our lives to cultivate those states of mind that lead to happiness.

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